Posts tagged as Lidar

Lidar enables Game of Thrones visual effects

Imaging hardware and software from Teledyne Optech helped enable 3D spatial data acquisition and visual effects for HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones. A team, led by Vektra d.o.o. of Croatia, utilised the company’s light detection and ranging (lidar) technology to create a detailed 3D representation of the old city of Dubrovnik, the model for […]

Point cloud tools added to cloud service

Limon Point Clouds Tools, powerful software for visualisation and editing of lidar data and photogrammetric point clouds, are now available in GeoCloud. Limon Point Clouds Tools process billions of points, support OpenGL, DirectX and CUDA and ensure the highest speed and performance. The Limon Editor features editing of point clouds with advanced options for selection […]

UAV lidar platform showcased at international conferences

Following the successful release of its new compact lidar platform at AUVSI 2019, Teledyne Optech, a Teledyne Technologies company, has attended two more conferences during May 2019 – SPAR 3D Expo and Conference and GEO Business 2019 – to exhibit its latest lidar survey and mapping solutions. Delegate at both conferences and the opportunity to learn […]

Manufacturing agreement boosts lidar sensor production

Velodyne Lidar signed an agreement with Nikon Corporation, under which Sendai Nikon Corporation, a Nikon subsidiary, will manufacture lidar sensors for Velodyne with plans to start mass production in the second half of 2019. The partnership cements Velodyne’s manufacturing plan and expands its lead in the global lidar sensor market. Mass production of its high-performance […]

Scanner combines detailed data points with hi-res imagery

GeoSlam has launched its latest product for the property sector by offering property professionals the ability to capture floorplans and hi-res photography simultaneously. The Zeb Pano, a handheld SLAM (simultaneous, localisation and mapping) scanner and panoramic camera, has been developed for the property sector. SLAM technology is widely known for its use in the automotive […]

Wind lidar measurements from a drone

Lidar developer, ZX Lidars, has demonstrated the use of drone wind lidar for vertical and horizontal profiling to accurately measure wind conditions remotely and above or ahead of their installed position. These accurate, independent wind measurements are a cornerstone in the development, construction and operation of wind farms globally. The company has now achieved accurate […]

New class of lidar solves scalability and performance issues

Baraja unveiled its Spectrum-Scan Lidar, which uses prism-like optics and shifting wavelengths of light to create quality data and clarity of vision for autonomous vehicles. This new category of lidar pairs wavelength-tuneable laser with prism-like optics to address scalability, reliability and performance issues that have challenged automakers, rideshares and tech behemoths as they race toward […]